9 Feb 2018, Sterkstroom, Eastern Cape: An elderly woman who was abducted by two armed men during a house robbery in the Eastern Cape, Sterkstroom, has been found alive. "She was found around Sterkstroom in the morning and she is fine," police spokesperson Captain Namhla Mdleleni said.
"Two suspects were arrested today in connection with the kidnapping. Investigations are still ongoing and we cannot divulge too much information right now," Mdleleni said.
On Wednesday, police recovered Denise Bartlett's vehicle near Queenstown. However, there was no sign of her.
In an earlier statement, SAPS said that a 71-year-old woman was together with her granddaughter while they were attacked by two armed men when entering their house in Sterkstroom at about 19:00 on Tuesday night.
Cases of kidnapping and house robbery have been opened for investigation.